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Low quality ammonium nitrate emulsion explosives

Emulsion stability is an important and common issue within the emulsion explosives industry. Decreased stability is often the result of sourcing cheaper alternative materials such as ammonium nitrate and recycled oil.

To help our customers decrease their material costs, our range of high performance mining emulsifiers offer benefits including increased long term stability, excellent water resistance and reliability.
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Emulsifiers for low quality ammonium nitrate explosives

Emulsifiers for low  quality ammonium  nitrate explosives
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Increasingly our customers are looking for cost efficient alternatives and the use of various quality ammonium nitrates is one way to help reduce costs. With our emulsifiers you can still achieve stable emulsions even with the greater presence of impurities found in these lower quality ammonium nitrates.

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Span™ 80

Span 80 is a biodegradable surfactant based on a natural fatty acid (oleic acid) and sugar alcohol sorbitol. This sorbitan ester is highly effective at forming oil in water emulsions, particularly...

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